NOTE -- Due to the integration of Rutgers University with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ), at this time, individuals interested in applying for open positions at Rutgers University and at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences will have to follow the separate links below, and will have to create two separate job seeker profiles. We apologize for any inconvenience as we transition towards an integrated applicant tracking system for the university.
Rutgers offers challenging and exciting career opportunities in a wide range of disciplines and capitalizes on its many strengths to benefit people around the globe. Members of the Rutgers team form a vibrant, diverse and cohesive community that shares one goal: excellence.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is an employer of choice for those seeking employment in higher education. As one of the largest employers in New Jersey, the university offers a variety of excellent opportunities and comprehensive benefits packages. With the recent addition of Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), Rutgers now stands at the crossroads of medicine, innovation, academia and research, training and teaching the leaders and thinkers of tomorrow today.
Explore the sections below to view the many employment opportunities available on all of our campuses.
Click the button below to view job postings at Rutgers University.
Click the button below to view job postings for Legacy-UMDNJ positions at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and in other areas within the University.
NOTE – RBHS job postings do not include open positions at Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, the Rutgers College of Nursing, and the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research. Open positions for those three units can be found in the Rutgers University Applicant Tracking System in the red search box.
For the purposes of identifying positions within payroll and benefits administration, Rutgers University uses the term Rutgers-legacy UMDNJ position to denote a position which, historically, was associated with the former University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). Many of these positions exist at Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS), though some may exist in Central Administration or other areas within the University. In order to clearly identify positions as Rutgers-legacy UMDNJ positions, each job portal page – and each job posting – will include language differentiating positions as either Rutgers University positions, or Rutgers-legacy UMDNJ positions.
Certain policies remain the same, regardless of how you apply:
Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation with regard to the application and selection processes (for example, the online application process or interviews) or have any questions about our website accessibility, please call 848-932-3973 or e-mail us.
New Jersey First Act/Residency Law
Any individual newly hired by Rutgers after September 1, 2011 will be required to abide by the New Jersey First Act/Residency Law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey, unless their position is on the exempt list or they successfully petition for exemption based on critical need or hardship. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
New Jersey Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
The New Jersey Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is an association of educational institutions whose purpose is to promote awareness of employment opportunities for their participating members. The HERC web site gives you the ability to search for positions, create custom profiles, and sign up for email notifications of available opportunities in top New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware colleges and universities.
Public Safety Information
Information regarding public safety at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is available in the annual security report Safety Matters. For each of Rutgers' regional campuses, the report includes statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Rutgers University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from, the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters. To have a copy of Safety Matters mailed to you, call the Rutgers University Police Department for the campus in which you are interested at one of the following numbers: Camden 856-225-6009; Newark 973-353-5581; New Brunswick 732-932-8407. This report may also be viewed online at the following websites: Camden Campus, Newark Campus, and New Brunswick Campus.
Jobs Candidate Screening
In accordance with Federal law, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, will not employ individuals in specific job duties who are currently excluded by the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) and / or the General Service Administration (GSA) from participating in Federal programs. Failure to disclose excluded status during the hiring process may result in a contingent offer of employment being rescinded, or, in the event that an individual is hired before his or her excluded status is discovered, reassignment or termination of the employee.